Memphis and Little Rock Railroad Historical

Memphis and Little Rock Railroad Historical (HM1TH9)

Location: De Valls Bluff, AR 72041 Prairie County
Country: United States of America
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N 34° 47.164', W 91° 27.485'

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The Memphis and Little Rock Railroad was the first railroad to run in Arkansas. It was chartered in 1853, but when the Civil War began, only two sections were complete. One, running from DeValls Bluff to north of Little Rock, was finished in January 1862. Confederates used the M&LR to ship troops to Memphis, and it became a major asset to Union forces after DeValls Bluff was taken in 1863, carrying men and supplies from the White River to Little Rock. The M&LR proved a tempting target for Confederates, who attacked it frequently during 1864.
HM NumberHM1TH9
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2012
Placed ByACWSC, Arnold Family Foundation, ANCRC
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 641073 N 3850402
Decimal Degrees34.78606667, -91.45808333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 47.164', W 91° 27.485'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 47' 9.84" N, 91° 27' 29.1" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)870
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 112 Main, De Valls Bluff AR 72041, US
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